Minimum Requirements

High Standards

The Pembroke Pines Police Department hires only the finest and most qualified candidates available. We seek candidates with a good, positive attitude and who meet our high standards.

Minimum Requirements

The minimum requirements are as follows:
  • US citizenship and at least 19 years of age
  • Must possess a High School Diploma or equivalent
  • CJ BAT test with a passing score
  • Swim test, passing valid for life
  • Physical agility test within the past six months
  • Behavioral assessment test; an oral board and intensive background investigation
  • Polygraph exam and psychological screening
  • Command review and chief’s interview
  • A copy of FDLE certificate (if Florida certified)
  • Medical and drug screen; No felony convictions and certain misdemeanors
  • Stable work history
  • Valid driver’s license and acceptable driving record
  • Honorable discharge if any service in the military (Original DD214 form, member four, must be presented at time of application)

Additional Testing

Prior to being considered for employment by the Pembroke Pines Police Department, all applicants must successfully pass the following:
  • Personal history questionnaire review (intensive background investigation to include an extensive criminal history, driving record, and credit check)
  • Polygraph
  • Psychological exam
  • Command review
  • Chief’s interview
  • Drug screening
  • Medical exam
Failure to pass any one of these exams will render you disqualified from employment with the City of Pembroke Pines Police Department.

All testing must be administered by The Broward College Institute of Public Safety (IPS); 954-201-6931